Widescreen Cinema (Harvard Film Studies) [John Belton] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Ladies and gentlemen: THIS IS CINERAMA. With these words, on September 30, 1952, the heavy red curtains in New York's Broadway Theatre opened on a panoramic Technicolor image of the Rockaways Playland Atom-Smasher Roller Coaster–and moviegoers were abruptly plunged into a new and revolutionary experience. The cinematic transformation heralded by this giddy ride was
Tag: 19th century
Republic of Images: A History of French Filmmaking (Oxford Medical Publications) [Alan Williams] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Chronicling one of the greatest and most popular national cinemas, Republic of Images traces the evolution of French filmmaking from 1895―the year of the debut of the Cinematographe in Paris―to the present day. Alan Williams offers a unique synthesis of history
The Cambridge History of Nineteenth-Century Music (The Cambridge History of Music) [Jim Samson] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The most informed reference book on nineteenth-century music currently available, this comprehensive overview of music in the nineteenth century draws on the most recent scholarship in the field. Essays investigate the intellectual and socio-political history of the time
Schumann on Music: A Selection from the Writings (Dover Books on Music) [Robert Schumann, Henry Pleasants] on . *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.
Schumann's genius as a composer is well known; perhaps less well known is the fact that he was also a gifted music critic who wrote hundreds of perceptive essays